Hajiya Hauwa Yuguda, the mother of the Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda, has died at the age of 85 after a protracted illness. She died on Wednesday.
The governor, who is the eldest son of the deceased, described his mother’s death as a great loss to the entire family. While receiving sympathisers at the Ramat House, Bauchi, the Governor stated that the death of his mother did not come as a surprise as every soul must die.
Deputy Chief Imam of the Bauchi Central Mosque, Imam Ahmed Jahun, led the prayer at the burial of Hauwa Yuguda at the premises of the Bauchi Emir’s palace, with the Emir, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu, and other dignitaries in attendance.
The late Goggo was later laid to rest at the new Bauchi graveyard at Dungulbi Village along Bauchi-Gombe road. She is survived by three children, among whom are Governor Yuguda and the chairman of the state Universal Basic Education Board, who is also the District Head of Yuguda, Alhaji Abdullahi Dabo, over 30 grandchildren and great grandchildren.